McSweyn, Corridor spectacular in Diamond League

2021-08-22 05:07:41

Center-distance duo Stewart McSweyn and Linden Corridor have claimed spectacular second-placed finishes as a bunch of Australia’s Olympic monitor stars returned to motion for the primary time for the reason that Tokyo Video games.

McSweyn took over on the entrance from the pacemaker within the mile on the Diamond League meet in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST), solely to be handed by Olympic 1500m champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen with 250 metres to go.

The Norwegian famous person gained in a meet report time of three minutes 47.24 seconds, whereas McSweyn was second in 3:48.40, effectively forward of a chasing pack headed by reigning world champ Timothy Cheruiyot from Kenya.

Fellow Australian Ollie Hoare was fifth in 3:51.63 and Matthew Ramsden was eleventh.

The one individual to beat Corridor throughout the road within the girls’s 1500m on the Prefontaine Basic in Oregon was Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Religion Kipyegon of Kenya.

Corridor clocked 3:59.73 – lower than a second outdoors the PB of three:59.01 she set when ending sixth within the Olympic ultimate in Tokyo.

On the CITIUS meet within the Swiss capital of Bern, Rohan Browning was second within the males’s 100m in 10.12.

Browning soared to prominence in Tokyo when he went inside a whisker of becoming a member of Patrick Johnson within the Australian sub-10 second membership by clocking 10.01 within the opening spherical.

Liz Clay additionally claimed a spot on the rostrum in Bern by ending third within the 100m hurdles in 12.94.

Olympic bronze medallist Kelsey-Lee Barber was seventh within the javelin.

And on the pole vault gala within the Belgian metropolis of Leuven, West Australian Kurtis Marschall bounced again from the frustration of no-heighting within the Olympic ultimate to say third spot with 5.61m.

Ben Broeders gained with a Belgian report of 5.81m in a contest held in pouring rain.

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